30.09. - 09.10.2021

One Step Behind the Seraphim Romania 2017 | 147 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2018

Daniel Sandu

DANIEL SANDU (*1977) is a very promising newcomer to Romanian cinema. One Step Behind the Seraphim is his debut feature film.

rated for 0 + years
Based on real events, this Romanian box office hit tells of a teenager who gets caught up in the corrupt system in a seminary. 15-year old Gabriel senses his vocation: he wants to become a priest. In the orthodox seminary, he soon encounters the first bad signs. The school system is totally corrupt and psychological abuse an everyday occurrence. Together with three friends, he at first tries to resist – but the boys soon see that they have to join in the dirty game if they want to achieve their life's aim. And in doing so, they stop at nothing.
Original title: Un Pas În Urma Serafimilor
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Romanian
Section: Eurovisuell
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Daniel Sandu
Screenplay: Daniel Sandu
Cast: Ștefan Iancu, Vlad Ivanov, Ali Amir, Alfred Wegeman, Ștefan Mihai, Niko Becker, Ilie Dumitrescu Jr., Christian Bota, Marian Popescu, Radu Botar
Producer: Ada Solomon, Ioana Draghici
Director of Photography: George Dascalescu
Music: Marius Leftărache
Production Design: Adrian Cristea
Editor: Cristian Nicolescu
Sound: 0
Costume design:
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Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Indie Sales
Production: HI Film Productions
Contact: Martin Gondre, Indie Sales:


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